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Following is a list of Solar Energy Equipment Training Course Providers and their courses that have been approved by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors. In order for a contractor to add the specialty classification of Solar Energy Equipment to an existing Commercial License, the Contractor must complete a written request or an Adding a classification form and pay all required fees associated with the additional classification.

Additionally, the Contractor must already have the classifications of either Building Construction, Electrical Work (Restricted/Statewide), Mechanical Work
(Restricted/Statewide) or Electrical or Mechanical work as issued under the grandfathering clause of ACT 725. All contractors applying for the specialty of Solar Energy Equipment must have completed and provide proof to this Board of training in the design and installation of solar energy systems by an entity accredited by this Board.

If you are a training entity that would like to be accredited by this Board, please contact us at

Training Entity Name of Course Contact Person


Contact Information


Allied Business Schools, Inc. Introduction
Photovoltaic Systems; Adva nced Princip les

George Achenbach,

22952 Alcalde Drive
Laguna Hills, CA

Alternate Energy Technologies, LLC

AET Solar Thermal Training

Tanya Meyer
Training Director

Toll Free: 800-874-2190
Phone Number: 904-297-9369
Fax: 904-529-9837
Alternate Energy Technologies, LLC
1345 Energy Cove Court
Green Cove Springs, FL 32043

Ambassador Energy, Inc. Entry Level PV Design and
Steve Fulgham/ Catherine Kelso 24630 Washington Ave, Suite 102 Murrieta CA 92562
866-586-1840 corporate
866-793-8001 fax

Baton Rouge Community College Solar Panel Design and Installation Program (NABCEP) Lisa Verret

(225) 216-8000

BP Solar International, Inc., in association with AMERESCO SOLAR Installing Code-Compliant Photovoltaic Systems John Dunlop, PE

(800) 899-7978

CleanEdison Entry Level Solar PV Training; Solar PV Mastery Training; Advanced Solar PV Training; Nivel Principiante de Energia Solar Fotovoltaica; Commercial and Utility Solar Mastery Mike Hopper or Alan Cook, Instructors

2358 Maritime Drive, Suite #110
Elk Grove, CA 95758


Delgado Community College’s Technical Division NABCEP Entry-Level Solar Electric Kathy Storm 5200 Blair Drive
Metairie, La. 70001
(504) 671-6457

Dow Solar

Dow POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingles Below-the-Roof Installation Training Carolyn Schlueter

(415) 626-6465

Eco Solar Technologies Inc. Solar Thermal System Installer Certification Course Rich Cooley, President/CEO

6619 N Scottsdale Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Office 480-284-5562
FAX 480-383-6112

Enphase Energy
Designing and Installing Systems with the Microinverter Technology Peter Lum

1420 N. McDowell Blvd
Petaluma, CA 94954

Phone: 877.797.4743

Florida Solar Energy Center Install Photovoltaic System  

1679 Clearlake Road
Cocoa, FL 32922-5703

(321) 638-1000
Fax: (321) 638-1010

International Brotherhood of Electrical
Workers/National Electrical Contractors Association/ New Orleans Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee
Photovoltaic Systems Alvin Riley

P.O. Box 58972
New Orleans, LA 70158

(908) 472-2196

Lafayette Technical College NABCEP Entry-Level Solar Electric Systems  

Louisiana Technical College
Lafayette Campus
1101 Bertrand Drive
Lafayette, LA 70508

(337) 262-5962

Lennox Indoor Comfort Systems SunSource Solar Electric D. Kevin Gates (318) 709-5522
Louisiana CleanTech Network Louisiana CleanTech Network Solar Stephen Shelton

(504) 343-4638

North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners NABCEP PV Entry Level Certificate of Knowledge  

Phone: (800) 654-0021

Fax: (518) 899-1092

Louisiana Green Corps, Inc.

Advanced PV Installer Program

PV Entry Level Program

Angela Isla, Program Manager  

Mailing Address: PO Box 52444, New Orleans, LA 70152
Training Center: 3616 Baudin Street, New Orleans, LA 70119
Solar Training Inquiries: (855)648-3338 ext.704
General Inquiries: (504)613-4661

Ontility, LLC Entry Level Solar Electric Systems; Solar Thermal Design and Installation Janet Hughes 1 (877) 858-7479

Solairgen School of Solar Technology

PV201-OL PV Design and Installation; PV203 PV System Design and Installation Mr. Kelly Provence, Instructor

119 Highway 52 West
Dahlonega, GA 30533

Solar Energy International Solar Electric Fundamentals and Grid-Direct Design; Photovoltaic Design and Installation Johnny Weiss P. O. Box 715
Carbondale, CO
(970) 963-8855
Solar Energy Supply Photovoltaic Systems

Jason Garsee
Harold Butler


318-397-4147 Toll Free: 1-877- 397-4147
Fax: 318-397-3777


Solar University, Inc. PV Installer Training course Michael Hynes 5902 Las Positas Rd
Livermore, CA 94551
Sun Pirate Photovoltaic System Design and Installation; Fundamentals of Solar Hot Water Heating Roger Coghlan PO Box 187
Cotati, CA 94931

(707) 792 6929
UMA Solar UMA Solar-Entry Level Solar Electric Systems, Solar Thermal Design and Installation Loren Zucconi 950 Sunshine Lane
Altamonte Spgs, FL 32714-3803
(407) 339-8267 x 1111
      revised August 14, 2014

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